PhD, Northwestern. Distinguished Prof., Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng., KAIST. Former Founding Dean, Coll. of Life Sci. and Bioeng. Former Dean, KAIST Institutes. Director: Bioprocess Eng. Research Ctr; Bioinformatics Research Ctr; Ctr for Systems and Synthetic Biotech; DTU NNF Ctr for Biosustainability. Fellow: AAAS; AIChE; TWAS; Amer. Acad. of Microbio.; Korean Acad. of Sci. and Tech.; Society for Ind. Microbio.; Nat'l Acad. of Eng. of Korea; Am. Inst. of Med. and Bio. Eng. Foreign Assoc., Nat'l Acad. of Eng., USA. Editor-in-Chief, Biotech. Journal. Editor and Board Member of 25 biotechnology journals. Author of 500 journal papers; holds 580 patents in the fields of biotechnology, metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, systems biology, industrial biotechnology, drug discovery, nanobiotechnology, diagnostics. Member, Presidential Advisory Committee on Science and Technology. Former Chair, Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies and on Biotechnology, World Economic Forum. Recipient of honours and awards.